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PESHAWAR, August 20: The Azadi (Independence) March of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf and the Inqilab (Revolution) March of the Pakistan Awami Tehrik have entered red zone in the federal capital Islamabad and the protesters have staged sit-in outside the parliament house.

Addressing his party activists, PTI chief Mr Imran Khan said that protesters would start preparations to enter the Prime Minister House if Prime Minister Mr Nawaz Sharif did not resign till 4pm.

The Inqilab March, led by PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri, has been merged into the Azadi March of Imran Khan.

Dr Tahirul Qadri has demanded dissolution of the assemblies and formation of national government. On the other hand, the government has handed security of parliament and other sensitive installations over to the Pakistan Army.

In a statement, the Pakistan Army has asked politicians to resolve the issues through talks.